El Mlel means river in the T'Boli language. A striking embodiment of the rich Tboli culture from the Philippines.
This brass earring, inspired by the of flow of a river, encapsulates the essence of nature's splendor. The design following the fluid contours of water, is an elegant homage to the timeless beauty of the natural world. The El Mlel is more than an accessory—it's a piece of art, a personal expression, a story of a people and their deep bond with nature. Traditionally handcrafted with passion, this piece seamlessly marries traditional craftsmanship and contemporary aesthetics.
Add the El Mlel earring to your collection and experience the grace and tranquility of nature's poetry in motion.
Aprrox. 5 cm
Handcrafted from upcycled old bullet casings.
About the Process: The Art of Temwel
Model: Nermae de Asis
Photographer: Romain Rivierre